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Slides for An overview of the Web Audio API

Published on 2015-09-08

I gave this talk at London Web Standards on July 27, 2015. These slides are experimental and have only been tested in Chrome 47. Read More >

Flexbox with Fantasai

Published on 2015-07-19

On 3rd June 2015 a small group of relatively experienced developers went to Mozilla London to go through the flexbox spec with co-editor Fantasai. These are the notes I wrote down as we went along, sorry they won't all make sense as it is slightly out of context. Read More >

Interview for Workspiration

Published on 2015-07-04

​In this interview I went quite nostalgic, discussing how I got into development and the advice I would have for beginners. Read More >

AsyncJS Talk: Putting Design On The Map

Published on 2015-05-26

My friend Dave Mackintosh had to postpone his talk due to illness so I offered to take his place at the last minute. I quickly put together some slides about a couple of web-based map projects that I've worked on. Read More >

Putting Design on the Map

Published on 2014-12-11

Every December I wait eagerly for the next 24 Ways article, so I was very proud and honoured to write one this year about map design on the web.​ Read More >


Martin Pistorius: How my mind came back to life — and no one knew

Published on 2015-11-22

​This TED talk is phenomenal about a boy who lost the ability to communicate and it wasn't until he was an adult that people realised he was conscious at all. Read More >


Published on 2015-10-06

In my recent attempt to learn the craft of cocktails, ​I have discovered The Drink Blog. It is a nicely designed website with lots of cocktails. This one in particular interests me, as I already have all of the ingredients! Read More >

[Slides] Putting Design On The Map

Published on 2015-09-25

These are my slides for a talk I gave at From The Front in Italy, September 2015, about maps on the web. Read More >

Web! What Is It Good For?

Published on 2015-09-24

I really like this article by Jeremy Keith. As always, he has a special way with words that makes quite a controversial viewpoint seem trivially common sense.​ Read More >

Map Key Icons

Published on 2015-09-24

These are some really nice icons for maps. Read More >


Published on 2015-11-05

Just a quick note for future self - today I updated some packages on my server and iptables stopped forwarding packets to my LXC container. After hours of trying to work out what went wrong, it turned out to be a very simple change:In vim /etc/sysctl.conf enable the ipv4 forwarding. It was working fine beforehand but something changed in the update [...] Read More >

Published on 2015-09-25

Had an interesting thought... my Lanyard profile seems to tell more about me than my LinkedIn profile does. Read More >

Published on 2015-09-25

Since all the cool kids are doing it, I put my slides from @fromthefront up on Speakerdeck https://speakerdeck.com/shanehudson/putting-design-on-the-map Read More >

Published on 2015-09-24

One issue I have noticed with live style guide is that it tries to get comments etc of the actual style guide. Think I need to set up dummy data. Read More >

Published on 2015-09-24

These slides will probably break soon. Read More >